Woman injured in brawl over parking space

February 27, 2013 - 1:22:01 am

Doha: A 30-year-old woman was severely injured after being assaulted by four women over a car parking dispute in the Al Dafna area recently.

The woman received multiple injuries on her face, arms and other parts of the body, according to the Arabic daily Al Sharq.

Last Thursday, the woman had temporarily parked her car in front of a restaurant to place her order when four women in a Land Cruiser appeared on the scene. 

They called out to her to move her car in order to create parking space for their vehicle. Since there was limited space, she could not move the car.

At this, the woman driving the Land Cruiser stepped out of her vehicle and began shouting at the woman in the car. At first she used foul language and then reportedly pulled the woman out of the car to beat her up. 

Her three companions joined her in attacking the hapless woman. One of the women reportedly held the victim’s hands while the others hit her.

A friend of the victim later arrived on the scene and took her to a hospital. 

The police reportedly recorded a statement by the victim while she was undergoing treatment at the emergency unit of Hamad General Hospital.